One of the most famous drum battles ever! Two legends on the same stage!

Funny is that it seems that on that particular day, Buddy Rich was showing absolutely no Read the rest of this entry »

Q: What, in your opinion, are the most important technical aspects to know as a drummer?

A: It’s important to really understand that technique is only a means to an end. I’ve heard that phrase over the years but the older I get, the truer it seems to ring. Everything we learn as a drummer from the Read the rest of this entry »

Buddy Rich once said, “You don’t tune a drum…you tension it.” Well, up to now that’s been true. Popular tuning devices currently on the market focus on mechanical forces — either the torque of tension rods against the threads of lug receivers, or the Read the rest of this entry »


Yesterday was a day for pictured ‘drum-porn’. Today, let’s get some sounding action!  Read the rest of this entry »

Ok, so how cool was the 2012 NAMM…?

Let’s take a look at a bit of cool drum porn, shall we? Read the rest of this entry »

As a tribute to the drums that changed the industry Yamaha announces a limited-edition reissue of the classic 1980s version of the original Recording Custom.

Back in 2007, with only 17 years old, he shocked the world with his outstanding drumming technique. Many young drummers by then though Read the rest of this entry »

Mike Portnoy drum cam in a Avenged Sevenfold show (Welcome To The Family) – Paris, France 11/14/10 Read the rest of this entry »

drumcool.com - Roland td-30kv kit

Roland’s revolutionary V-Drums have lead the drumming industry in electronic drums. Now, with the introduction of the SuperNATURAL-powered TD-30KV/TD-30K V-Pro Series, the electronic drum set reaches a new pinnacle in drumming performance.

SuperNATURAL sounds with Behavior Modeling, along with advanced sensing technology, provides a new Read the rest of this entry »

Evans Releases G14 Series Tom and Snare Heads and announces a new user-friendly, social media- oriented and mobile phone-compliant web site!

D’Addario introduces the new Evans G14 series of tom and snare drum heads, featuring a single ply of 14mil film that delivers unprecedented durability, combined with the dynamic response of a single-ply drumhead. Ideal for use in high-volume performance situations, the G14 can withstand heavy-hitting while projecting through the mix to provide a full, aggressive sound.

The G14 is available in

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